Purpureocorticium microsporum (Basidiomycota) gen. et sp. nov. from East Asia

  title={Purpureocorticium microsporum (Basidiomycota) gen. et sp. nov. from East Asia},
  author={Sheng-Hua Wu and Dong-mei Wang and Yu-Ping Chen},
  journal={Mycological Progress},
A corticioid fungal species found in mountainous Taiwan, and Yunnan Province of China, is described as a new genus and new species: Purpureocorticium microsporum (Agaricomycetes, Basidiomycota). Morphological study and phylogenetic analyses based on sequence data respectively derived from the large subunit nuclear ribosomal RNA gene (LSU nrDNA) alone and the combined dataset of LSU nrDNA and translation elongation factor 1-α gene (tef1-α) indicated that Purpureocorticium does not belong to any… 
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